MSC STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
The University of Law
All courses are online.
DURATION & STUDY MODE
Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years)
Looking to advance your career in Business?
With a strong focus on your employability, our MSc Strategic Business Management is for those wanting in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management in a global context. Whether you are a manager, consultant, analyst, or want to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, this one year postgraduate degree helps develop the most important concepts and real world practical models to enhance your career in a rapidly changing work environment.
The MSc Strategic Business Management course has been designed with input from successful business professionals to address the strategic needs of global organisations through to small and medium enterprises. It aims to prepare you to make the right decisions for your organisation’s success.
Optional Placement Year
New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards.
Why study with us?
Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)
Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course
Our MSc Strategic Business Management degree has a strong focus on employability prospects and offers an excellent grounding in the key aspects of business and management. We have made sure that the course covers a range of different modules to give you the best foundation for a professional business career. Our goal is to help you graduate from the MSc Strategic Business Management ready to launch your career in the industry of your choice.
Our faculty has many years of professional experience, with great links to the industry. As class sizes are kept small, you can benefit from increased contact time, and will get plenty of opportunities for focused support to help you plan for your future.
We have also successfully accredited this programme with a professionally-recognised Chartered Management Institute qualification. Those graduating in the UK or online will receive the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COACHING
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
Up to June 2022
Global Business Strategy and Leadership (30 credits)
Management of Business Operations (15 credits)
Strategic Human Resource Management (15 credits)
International Marketing Leadership (15 credits)
Financial Information for Business Decisions (15 credits)
Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
Professional Development (Non-Credit Bearing)
Business Project (60 credits)
From October 2022
Global Business Strategy (15cr)
Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15cr)
Success Through Business Ethics (15cr)
Finance for Decision Makers (15cr)
Strategic Human Resource Management (15cr)
Management of Business Operations (15cr)
International Marketing (15cr)
Organisational Development (15cr)
Strategies for the Digital Economy (15cr)
Business Project (45cr)
Professional Development (non-credit bearing)
What qualifications do you need?
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
Studying the MSc International Marketing means you’ll receive a CMI accreditation and access to CMI research materials.
If you choose to study the online route you will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to your MSc.
HOW TO APPLY
The transformative learning experiences at ELITE Innovation College Cambridge are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational, social, and emotional situations. Our teachers create a safe and open setting where they can help guide students in exploring information and the world around them.
We follow a high academic standard as a guide for the creativity and leadership of our teachers. Our objectives are not set in stone, with occasional revisions developed in response to industry and educational requirements.